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    society which is represented through the characters in the novel Great Expectations, which shows that living in the past and future is the direct result of dissatisfaction of the present. Because Pip and Miss Havisham fixate on their pasts and their futures, they experience the negative consequences caused by the blindness of their actions. Because Miss Havisham lives in the past, she builds up a lot of hate and revenge. Miss Havisham is stuck living in the past because she is traumatized from her

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    This character is Miss Havisham. In Great Expectations by Charles Dickens, Miss Havisham represents social classes and the lessons in our lives that come to place. The social class, the lessons you learn, and the personality of Miss Havisham are things that are involved in Great Expectations. You should keep your personality out and try to be a good person. Miss Havisham is a wealthy lady who is important to Pip and his family she plays a big role in this novel. Miss Havisham is “royalty” to the

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    Miss Havisham is inflicted with dysthymic disorder. Those who carry this illness around can potentially show signs of being physically exhausted. This indication can have the meaning of “fatigue or loss of energy almost every day” (Dysthymic disorder 2016). When Pip was invited to Miss Havisham’s home the first time, at that moment whilst Pip and Estella were playing cards Pip had thought of how grim Miss Havisham looked after she started asking Pip questions in which showed the results of her affecting

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    There are many different things that had happened and went on in the book “Great Expectations”. In the book there are also many different symbolic and reasonings for many things that happened. In my belief I thing that the fire at Miss. Havisham’s house was very symbolic to herself. The fire at Miss Havisham’s house is indeed very symbolic. It represents her passion. the house, very much like Miss Havisham herself is wasting away, theres nothing left not only of her, but also her house. The first

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    men. When Miss Havisham employs Pip to play with Estella, Pip sees an " old brick and dismal " house which reflective the owner. Furthermore, this shows the reader that Dickens tried to give a hint on how Miss Havisham appearance might be or could be, Alternatively he wanted to show that Miss Havisham has stopped caring on her appearance as she has stopped time and rots within the house and the house within her. When Dickens writes " iron bars" it makes me imagine of a cell with many great and rustily

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    The Vengeful Miss Havisham - Great Expectations. In Great Expectations, by Charles Dickens, Miss Havisham is a complex character whose past remains a mystery. We know about her broken engagement, an event that changes her life forever. Miss Havisham desperately wants revenge, and Estella, her adopted daughter, is the perfect tool to carry out her motives. With her plan of revenge in mind, Miss Havisham deliberately raises Estella to avoid emotional attachment and treat those who love her

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    In the novel Great Expectations, Charles Dickens understanding of a gentleman is very different than the modern conception. Dickens portrays a gentleman to be one who is financially wealthy and is positioned high in Victorian England society. In the novel, Dickens utilizes the character Miss Havisham to emphasize the higher social class as “...everybody for miles round, had heard of Miss Havisham up town—as an immensely rich and grim lady who lived in a large and dismal house barricaded against robbers

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    Question: How does Dickens in his portrayal of Miss Havisham explore the theme of isolation? The oldest of eight children, Charles Dickens was born in Portsmouth in 1812. Dickens experienced a very traumatic childhood which included the ordeal of seeing two of his brother pass away. John Dickens, his father, worked as a clerk in the Navy Pay Office, due to his occupation, the Dickens family had to move a lot. Financial problems led to the imprisonment of John Dickens, who couldn't afford to look

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    The Great Expectations is a novel written by Charles Dickens in 1891. Charles Dickens was born into the lower class community. Wealth and social status had a hefty impact on his life; he was discriminated from the upper class. He was aggravated that he was being judged based on where he lie on the social pyramid. Therefore, he wrote a book displaying that money has a tremendous influence on an individual’s character, attitude, and intentions. Take Miss Havisham for example. The only reason Compeyson

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    The expectations for Estella to be the embodiment of Miss Havisham’s revenge were too harsh for her to meet. Through her childhood, her methods of achieving her goals and her fall from grace, Estella fails to meet the standard she was raised to meet.     Estella had to deal with the formations of her expectations in her childhood. If she wasn’t climbing the ranks of society, she was dropping the spirits of everyone around her. To start her story, you must understand who she came from and how she

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